(1923 - 2015)
Ellsworth Kelly was active/lived in New York / France. Ellsworth Kelly is known for minimalist painting and sculpture.
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Minimalist painter and sculptor, Ellsworth Kelly explains, "By removing
the content from my work I shifted the visual reality of painting to
include the space around it." Kelly was born May 31, 1923 in Newburgh,
New York. He studied at Pratt Institute* Brooklyn, from 1941 to
1943. After military service from 1943 to 1945, he attended the
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, from 1946 to 1947.
studied art in Paris from 1948 to 1954, when post-war Paris was the
home of European Abstraction and the avant-garde*. He enrolled at
the Ecole des Beaux-Arts* in Paris under the G.I. Bill, although he
attended classes infrequently. In France, he discovered
Romanesque* art and architecture and Byzan
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